Propylene Glycol found in packaged foods and skincare may be harmful

What Is Propylene Glycol?

February 8, 2018 Amandalee 0

Scrolling through some articles recently, this one on Propylene Glycol over on the Wellness Mama site caught my eye. I’ve know for years that Propylene Glycol wasn’t good for us to consume, and that it’s in many processed foods and skincare products but didn’t exactly know why. I’d just been told “Don’t […]

Dr Axe talking about talk about the benefits of vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency

VITAMIN D, IS IT REALLY GOOD FOR ME?

January 29, 2018 Amandalee 0

Google, in all it’s (sometimes creepy) wisdom, offered me a video “I might like” this week. There was Dr Axe, a well known Naturopath, and he’s talking about vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency. I knew that vitamin D was really important for maintaining good health, and I thought “sure why […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT SOY: VIDEO LINK

September 27, 2017 Admin 0

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there when it comes to Phytoestrogens, and even more so with Soy. If you missed the articles explaining Phytoestrogens and Soy, you can read it here. To help you better understand the positive effects of Soy, Dr. Michael Greger does an excellent job […]

Napping: The Unlikely Cause of Heart Failure

May 14, 2016 purposelywell 0

According to research from St. George’s University in the United Kingdom, heart failure may be correlated with the amount of sleep one has throughout the day [1]. The study, which followed 3723 men between the ages of sixty and ninety for nine years, found that sleeping in excess of an […]

Statins Might Not Work for Heart Disease

May 5, 2016 purposelywell 0

Statins, which we reported may be over-prescribed earlier this week, may not even be an effective treatment for heart disease according to research from 2015 [1]. Researchers analyzed the experimental protocol and data surrounding multiple studies and came to the conclusion that statins may not have a correlation with reducing […]

Overcoming Depression With Mindfulness

April 30, 2016 purposelywell 0

Mindfulness, a concept developed in Buddhism, may be effective at combating depression. Put simply by Psychology Today: “Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your […]

Could Herbal Teas Help Your Memory?

April 30, 2016 purposelywell 1

Tea drinking and aromatherapy may be back in the forefront of public attention after a new study from Northumbria University. Across multiple experiments, including lavender scented rooms and teatime testing, researchers examined 330 people’s attention and memory after exposure to different stimulus. In the first portion, 180 people were given […]

Fish Oil Boosts Antidepressants

April 28, 2016 purposelywell 0

Fish oil has been known for quite some time to have beneficial cognitive effects. New research, however, is pointing to it even being capable of assisting with depression. Researchers from Harvard and The University of Melbourne collaborated to perform meta-analysis on data about Omega-3 fatty acids; finding solid evidence that […]

Lyme Disease Still Going Undiagnosed

April 27, 2016 purposelywell 1

Lyme disease causes a host of symptoms – from types of arthritis, to heart troubles; from large lesions or rashes, to dementia. Various types of Borrelia burgdorferi, injected into the bloodstream by ticks and aided by anticoagulants and immunosuppressants, are well known to be the cause. Beyond this, it’s readily treatable, testing […]

Diabetes Unraveled; The Fifth Autoantigen

April 25, 2016 purposelywell 1

Diabetes has been known to be caused by the immune system’s response to four specific molecules (called autoantigens) for quite some time [1]. However, some have felt that there are problems with the current model (as discussed at length here [2]), leading others to seek more complete answers. This spurred […]

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